Eric Markowitz

Eric is a reporter for Vocativ. He was previously a staff writer at Inc. and has worked in the editorial department of Vanity Fair. You can contact him at
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Check Out Who’s Supporting #BlackOpenCarry
Tensions in Ferguson, Missouri, are boiling. Mostly black protesters have taken to the streets, demanding justice for the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager shot
Posted: 08/21/14 14:48 EDT
Can Big Data Help Treat Depressed Teens?
For four hours every week, Naomi Hirabayashi, a 31-year-old marketing officer in New York City, volunteers at a crisis hotline. Only there's no phone by her
Posted: 08/18/14 07:15 EDT
How to Delete Yourself From Google
Beginning last month, a new landmark law allowed people living in Europe to ask Google to remove negative links about them—to effectively scrub the web. It seemed
Posted: 08/01/14 11:40 EDT
You Can Wave Goodbye to the Handshake
Chris Padgett, an executive coach living in Ohio, meets with about 20 top-level executives every month. Basically, it's his job to advise CEOs and VPs
Posted: 07/31/14 07:14 EDT
How a Rocket App Goes Viral During a War
Each time a rocket is launched into Israel, sirens blare, alerting nearby Israelis to seek shelter. “Problem is,” writes Aviv Ben-Yosef, a software developer living Israel, “that these
Posted: 07/28/14 13:36 EDT
PETA Pays Detroit’s Poor to Go Vegan
The news coming out of Detroit continues to get worse and worse. Earlier this month, Detroit's Water and Sewerage Department announced it would turn off water
Posted: 07/25/14 12:48 EDT
Do Aliens Litter?
Scientists have been studying the surfaces of other planets for decades, looking for life. So far, they haven't found much. But some of the world's
Posted: 07/25/14 11:55 EDT

Is This the Most Dangerous Tattoo in the World?

Elcin Poyrazlar

The Dumbest "Ice Bucket Challenge" Alternatives

Vocativ Staff

Ukraine's Cheap, Deadly DIY Drone Army

Dusan Sekulovic

Ukraine Rises Against Russian Invasion

Sarah Kaufman

ISIS Launches Brutal New Propaganda War Using Hostage Journalist

Markham Nolan

Junk Food Fight: Students Tee Off on Michelle Obama on Social Media

M.L. Nestel

Terror From Above: ISIS is Now Using Drones on the Battlefield

Tomer Michelzon

For Thieves, Legos are Like Uncut Diamonds: Untraceable & Invaluable

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh